The number of crimes has decreased in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug and their detection rate has increased

A regular meeting of the interdepartmental commission for crime prevention in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug was held

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The meeting was chaired by the Deputy Governor of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug – Head of the Administration of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug Andrey Bloshchinsky. The participants were the heads of law enforcement agencies and regional authorities.

The first issue considered at the meeting was the state of the operational situation on the territory of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug for January-August 2022.

As follows from the report of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for NAO, following the results 8 months compared to the same period last year, the number of registered crimes decreased by 17.3% – from 565 to 467. In particular, there were fewer thefts, grievous bodily harm, fraud and theft. The detection of crimes increased by 10%, the total detection was 70%.

Also during At the meeting, the participants discussed the participation of citizens in the protection of public order in the municipalities of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug.

So, to date, 10 people’s squads with a total number of 69 people are registered in the region. The people’s guards, together with the employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Nenets Autonomous District, on an ongoing basis, carry out duty to protect public order, as a result of which administrative offenses are identified, preventive conversations are held with citizens, and control is exercised over persons under administrative supervision.

At the end of the meeting of the commission, they discussed the implementation of measures for the rehabilitation and resocialization of alcohol addicts and measures for the prevention of crimes committed while intoxicated. A number of activities are being carried out along this line by the Department of Health, Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug. For exampleupon application, addicts are issued certificates for receiving social services at the Ruchey Rehabilitation Center in the Pskov Region.

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the NAO, from January to September 2022, 136 crimes were committed while intoxicated. In 79% of cases, crimes are committed by persons who have previously violated the law, in 77.2% – by unemployed persons. The reasons are quarrels, scandals, fights, hostile relationships on the basis of family troubles and housing conflicts, which are often long-term.

In order to to reduce the number of crimes while intoxicated, the Ministry of Internal Affairs conducts a number of integrated preventive measures under the conditional names “Family”, “Prevention”, “Alcohol-teenager”, “Household”, “Surveillance”.

Local police officers in assigned administrative districts organized individual preventive work with persons suffering from alcoholism, registered with a medical organization and representing a danger to others, as well as with minors registered as drinking alcohol.

One of the effective measures to prevent crime while intoxicated on the streets and in public places, applied by the Ministry of Internal Affairs, is the suppression of administrative offenses related to drinking alcohol and appearing drunk in public places.

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